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Advertising paperweight

Object Name: Paperweight
Date: 1890-1900
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 3/4 × 3 3/4 × 2 1/2 in. (1.9 × 9.5 × 6.4 cm)
Description: Clear glass paperweight with a white glass insert in the bottom that has a drawing of shoes and reads: The Heckel Pat. Turn Shank/ Gives comfort to the foot and retains stylish shape of shoe/ The Name/ "John Heckel"/ Stamped on every shank/ Beware of Imitations./ MFRD by John Heckel/ Rochester/ NY/ Patd May 23, 1893/ Shoes with Heckel's Pat. Shank/ Shoe without a Steel Shank.
Credit Line: Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 2002.1.64
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